Detail: Lot 296

Lot No: 296
Date: 1937, Dec 24
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, Fair Isle emergency Christmas flight, Kirkwall to Fair Isle, 24/12, round trip cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Kirkwall 24/12 cds on departure and b/s Kirkwall on completion of the flight, red three line "First Unofficial Air Mail/Fair Isle-Orkney/Christmas 1937". The cover is signed by the pilot Capt J. Annesley Hankins who also delivered Christmas presents for the island's 17 children. A superb exhibit item in fine condition, nicely presented on album page.

Bid:
(GB Internal) Highland Airways, Fair Isle emergency Christmas flight, Kirkwall to Fair Isle, 24/12, round trip cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Kirkwall 24/12 cds on departure and b/s Kirkwall on completion of the flight, red three line "First Unofficial Air Mail/Fair Isle-Orkney/Christmas 1937". The cover is signed by the pilot Capt J. Annesley Hankins who also delivered Christmas presents for the island's 17 children.  A superb exhibit item in fine condition, nicely presented on album page.
(GB Internal) Highland Airways, Fair Isle emergency Christmas flight, Kirkwall to Fair Isle, 24/12, round trip cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Kirkwall 24/12 cds on departure and b/s Kirkwall on completion of the flight, red three line "First Unofficial Air Mail/Fair Isle-Orkney/Christmas 1937". The cover is signed by the pilot Capt J. Annesley Hankins who also delivered Christmas presents for the island's 17 children.  A superb exhibit item in fine condition, nicely presented on album page.